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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 1
Average Mileage:
17,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 042003

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While driving 35 mph consumer had to make an emergency stop. Consumer slammed on the brake pedal and vehicle did not stop. It hit the passenger's side of another vehicle. Vehicle continued to roll after impact with the driver's foot still on the brake pedal. The passenger in the other vehicle died in the crash. The cause of the brake failure was not determined, but it was suspected that the antilock braking system was the cause of the crash.

- Sterling Heights, MI, USA

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